Discover the city

One of Europe’s most exciting destinations, Birmingham is a modern city buzzing with life, making it a wonderful place to live, study and work.

The city is famous for its historic, industrial past and is now a centre of arts and culture, commerce and entertainment with a diverse and vibrant community. Most of our students fall in love with the city with around 40% of graduates choosing to make Birmingham their home.

Last year Birmingham was named as one of the top 10 cities to visit in the world by Rough Guides. It is also the youngest city in Europe with nearly 40% of the population under 25. Watch the videos to find out more about Birmingham and why it’s such a great place to live and study.

My Bham: What Birmingham students love about the City

FORWARD - A Film For Birmingham
My Bham: Hidden Gems - Jewellery Quarter

My Bham: Birmingham's music scene by University of Birmingham students
My Bham: Birmingham Nightlife by University of Birmingham students